WAR HORSE. by Downey, Fairfax.

WAR HORSE. by Downey, Fairfax. < >


Edition: First printing.

New York: Dodd, Mead, 1942. Hardcover first edition - Novel for older children based on Downey's experiences during World War I, in which he served in the horse-drawn artilleries. The horse, Barbara, is based on his own mount who served through five major battles and who, despite her wound, went on to win some jumping events. Illustrated throughout with drawings - including some double page spreads - by Paul Brown. xii, 236 pp

Condition: Very good in tan cloth with brown lettering and a small illustration on the front cover - a bit of wear to the covers, but overall a straight and tight copy. No dust jacket. .

Book ID: 71757
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